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angeles and los angeles -- you would set up in los angeles and san francisco .- bir there might be a storm. there might be some malicious attack. that does not something i sense that engineers losing a lot of sleep over. there are not very good targets from a cybersecurity standpoint. they are highly secure. the equipment is very expensive. i talked to people and visited these places and saw the higher up the food chain i got, the less concerned they were about talking about them. the less concerned they were about the physical security. the greater concern was ignorance. if we do not know about these buildings and what goes on inside of them what the issues are facing those operators, the greater the threat is. the internet would be legislated in a way that is not the best thing for the healthy functioning of the network to be protected. >> you named your book "tubes." where does that name come from? >> the famous, and 2006 -- quote unstrung 2006. -- comes from 2006. this was the height of ignorance on washington's part. this is an example of the senate had responsible for legislating the
rains on the west coast may also cause travel delays especially in the san francisco area. >>> just ten days left for congress and the white house to make a deal and avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. the first family arriving in hawaii for the christmas holiday there, you see president getting off the plane, but before he left, president obama urged republicans and democrats alike to get it done. >> in the next few days, i've asked leaders of congress to work toward a package that prevents a tax hike on middle class americans, protects unemployment insurance for 2 million americans, and lays the groundwork for further work on both growth and deficit reduction. that's an achievable goal. that can get done in ten days. >> congress is also in recess until after christmas. in his weekly address, house speaker john boehner accused the president and senate democrats of failing to offer a responsible solution. boehner's own proposal had to be pulled this week after he failed to get enough support from fellow republicans. >>> and the national rifle association promised meaningful contributions
, okay? . >> 2012 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals we are returning to our calendar item four d was withdrawn item five was to january 30th and we are actually going to take the next item out of order item number seven appeal #1-one 01 and before i begin there is an alternator in the room and i want to make sure that he is interpreting this matter. okay you can sit down for the moment. okay so this is number 1201 - one and diagnosis doing business as the he r c owe o health club inc.,, 630 bush street number 601 and this is in regards to a message establishment permit and my understanding is that the appellate is interesting in requesting a continuance of the this matter and with the president's subsequent to address the board about the continuance. >> yeah and who's the interpreter? >>> okay and i do not hear any -- are you doing the translation services so that -- >>> i'm not sure but i'm here to translate for her. >> translating our is there a need or -- right now to convey what is has been stated already?. >> i'm here for the appellate and mr. president an
, and the cad reads, san francisco hilton, rp, loud music coming from 1020, means the location, from naan-n-curry. and this one is from july 27, 2012. this is at 2:44 in the morning. and we have let's see, this is just a person calling about this place here. we have another trespasser. this is july the 27th. and this is at 2:30 in the morning from naan-n-curry. and then we have another trespasser, and this is 3:00 in the morning. and let's see, it says, inside naan-n-curry a male being aggressive with other customers. and this one is september 2, at 2:30 in the morning, the cad reads, 30 people inside, fight, trespasser, and it reads a female caller. and these are mostly males fighting inside the restaurant. and like i said, this is at 2:30 in the morning. another cad called. this is 4:21 in the morning and this is september the second. and the cad reads, wireless call from verizon, naan-n-curry but it sounds like there is a problem inside. and then gave a couple of street names, there was a fight inside naan-n-curry. subjects involved and they left the restaurant. this was at 4:20 in the
in from san francisco. big delays in the airports today in san francisco. the first storm now moving in towards the higher elevations bringing snow. take a look at this. this upper level disturbance will continue to pull a lot of moisture in here. some areas looking at another 7 to 8 inches of rain. and the snow may be getting up to about 4 to 6 feet across the higher elevations in the mountains. harris? >> harris: apparently old man winter owns a calendar the first day and bam here it. >> thank you. many of the travelers fortunate enough to get home for christmas could find fewer gifts under the tree. delivery companies like u.p.s. and fedex reporting yesterday was the busiest shipping day of the year. just as the storm was hitting the midwest. experts say that might slow down delivery times. but the companies claim they have contingency plans for this sort of thing. so far they are not seeing any major delays due to the snow storm. felony murder. that's what they are calling an explosion in a neighborhood in indiana. the pictures incredible and details on who they arrested today an
to portland, down to medford. and believe it or not, even san francisco, finally sees a dry day tuesday. but then more rain comes in. why? what we're looking at is this area of low pressure. you're going to see, this is sunday. so for tomorrow, wet weather comes down to san francisco once again. and then on monday, into tuesday, an area of low pressure develops here in the southeast. so rain and christmas in the southeast. but, don, what we could see is this climb to the north wednesday and thursday and potentially in the northeast, bring another snowstorm. we'll have to watch that. >> thank you, alexandra. and look at this. ah. let's just look at this for a moment. waikiki. you see diamond head in the background. look at those paddle boarders. that was me less than a month ago for thanksgiving. yes, i'm jealous and i'm hating it, brianna keilar's assignment. what do you think the temperature is there, 80-some degrees? that is paradise. mean time, blizzards back here. lower 48. okay. >>> so it's cold out there. real cold. and this time of the year, the one place you definitely don't wan
to work. just watching an interesting computer model. it's been a deluge, awful travel in san francisco the last couple of days. for tomorrow, watch california, here comes a next system. so another day in san francisco and seattle with rain. by monday, the west coast clears out. but here's the little interesting nugget that could happen. on monday, watch what happens here in the gulf. moisture comes up from the gulf, an area of low pressure develops. this is the deep south. birmingham to new orleans to atlanta, could be a wet christmas. rain, not a white one. then we could see this area of low pressure develop, and it's from tuesday to thursday in the mid-atlantic and northeast, we could be looking at another storm. we'll have to keep our eyes on that model. forecast, though, for today, pretty blustery. watching us from the northeast, new york city could see a few snow showers coming down. but the winds are pretty strong. so it's pretty chilly. so some snow in western great lakes. of course, we're seeing that, the lake-effect snow guns firing off. another wet day on the west coast, rand
on the runway there. san francisco ensconced in rain and wind, so delays all morning and expected throughout the day, as well. so here's a look at the biggest problem in the northeast. not only do we have this lake-enhanced snow coming down so we're going to see another 4 to 6 inches, possibly more than that. in these lake-effect area that typically sees it in upstate new york and western new york. but it's the winds that are courtesy of the big storm, 20-, 30-mile-per-hour wind gusts. they will abate tonight, but they're still pretty strong. let's talk about a white christmas. historically, believe it or not, there's only a 10% chance of a white one. in new york city. 23% in boston. 33% of a chance in pittsburgh. 40% in chicago. looks like if only place that will see it on this board is pittsburgh because of the lake-effect snow. so look at this. a lot of the country, though, will see white xhals meergeally means we have an inch of snow on the ground christmas morning. even if it's falling we need an inch on the ground in the morning. that's where we're going to see that white christmas. lo
to those people? will lie get paid back? the founder joined us from san francisco. had rino which cannot get scammed? >> we spend our time making sure the loans on the website are legitimate. we do it through three methods. we find local field partners to make sure their legitimate organizations they are the business plans of the men and women. a farmer in the philippines trying to buy a cow for a dairy business. they get on the website from the local field partner. then there audited to make sure it is true. if not, then we shut them down. as you get to repaid you know, the business has earned enough money to pay you back. then you can withdraw the money back or landed to another entreprenuership. john: looking at the distance i would assume most do not get paid back? >> over the last seven years repayment is an 98%? that is hard to believe. why? >> the poorest people on the planet, a 2.5 billion the wonders served by the banks don't have collateral or credit scores. but they have friends and neighbors and self select and to a group of women, over 80 percent go to women the mud they pi
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new york down to snowshoe in west virginia. the wettest weather, san francisco, really, randi, that's going to have the toughest travel, biggest airports being impacted today and tomorrow all the way up to seattle. >> thank you very much, alexandra for the update. >>> and now to another story that many are following closely with polls showing that more americans now support stricter gun laws, the question of gun control may not be if, but when. and that's prompting many americans to go gun shopping right now. here's cnn's david mattingly. >> reporter: almost 1,000 miles away from newtown, connecticut, gun owners rush to buy more guns. >> why are you in here today? >> i was looking for a gun that i've wanted for a long time and just wanted to get it before possible changes. >> at this gun shop and firing range north of atlanta, already brisk holiday sales have suddenly bumped up even more. customers fearing future gun restrictions from congress are looking to buy now. >> me and my brother collect weapons and we have plenty of handguns and shotguns and only one assault rifle. and with
. this is not a day at the beach for ken in san francisco. >> oh, oh. >> i'm ready and taking this down. >> waves and high surf did not scare off a few surfers in rockaway beach. it was a risky afternoon. and these guys took a beating. fisherman won't go go near open seas. gale warning flag tells them what they need to know. >> it's windy. no. no one should be out like this. there are gale warnings up today, everyone is in port. >> that is rob cranka. >> i got crabs i'm holding here for people that made arrangements that wanted them for christmas eve. i'll have them for them. >>h÷çñ the we could have made a couple thousand dollars but sit what it s you take a break now or take it next week. >> sandbags are available for residents living in flood prone neighborhoods. quiet today, but expected to pick up tomorrow after next round of rain. crews anticipating the6$.worm and they removed tree branches. >> a lot of outages we can see are caused by healthy cruise coming down into power lines that can take multiple spans of poles down as well. >> for now, rain stopped. stars are out. however, that is
here in san francisco, even here, it's doing better than virtually everywhere else. you have a bifurcated economy. if you are a skilled programmer, if you have those computer skills, it's the greatest place to be on the earth. but for the rest of
of options out there. we serve to the indian community, which is a huge, huge population now in san francisco. and we serve them vegetarian and vegan which is a stricter diet, i guess. and we actually prepare the food fresh. so nothing is deep fried or made that was frozen and reserved. so it will take a little more effort on our part to actually produce this food and it will take a while to deliver and take a while to sit and seat the meal as well. so it is a little bit different than the restaurants around the corner from us. so it happens and that we are in a strange situation where we actually have four 24/7 restaurants half a block away from us. i actually drew a map in the back and so you could go to slide six or seven and a map that shows that we are next to the cafe, and jack in the box at 24/7 and cafination and a diner. by, or most of the time, this restaurant is a very quiet, family, with children running around, that kind of a place. unfortunately, we are also some what have to be on the weekends between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 a crowd that comes out of clubs and ambassadors and
. if they can provide evidence ofó0::8 y a building permit=,bfm application reviewed by the san francisco planning department and approved at ajkb!f dwelling unit which wouldn't have been allowed because the zoning would have limited it to two units(jp/i but had!jpdq third unit been allowed it would haveze+v3i required neighborhood notification, they have would have had to meet requirements for open:: space, exposure, parking. there'sg0 with that i'm available for any questions. thank you. >> vice president fung: were you aware of that 1999 permit? >> yes. it was referenced, and i included a summary of that in our appeal brief for the initial hearing. and i know that the -- they're relyingz/g third unit. and at the previous hearing we specifically asked them for evidence that they have a permit to that there was actually -- it was clear they did get a -- report when they acquired the property it was clear from the permit history that it was two units at the time they acquired it. >> vice president fung: i don't recall
these things, it certainly reminds us of how important our system is to san francisco and how when things aren't going well, it can really adversely impact people in a pretty significant way. so, i didn't want to let the meeting go by without acknowledging that. >> so, moving on to brighter things, we recently completed a project at outbound market street -- on outbound market street at valencia, to make left turns work better for cyclists. the way it had worked is that cyclistses would merge across the two lanes of traffic and across the f-line tracks, both of which cause safety issues for everybody, for both motorists, for f line operators and for cyclists. so, what we've done is put a cut out on the right so the left turning traffic goes to the right, waits for a signal which they now have from signal change to give them a protected green, that allows them to safely cross in absence of traffic and perp dishtion lard to the tracks to make for a much safer environment. we've got new signage and pavement markings to make that clear. as everybody was stuck on the subway, i rode my bike yesterda
$75 ticket or whatever, they're going to decide they're not going to shop in san francisco. you're trying to get people to take public transit. they're not going to take all their bags shopping on the bus and go home. they just bought a nice expensive coat, birthday present for their spouse or their significant other and they're not going to want to carry it on the bus and have someone steal it from them, you know. a lot of people still don't feel safe being on public transit. i think that -- i can the thing is, though, if you keep costing more and more to come into the city, especially on sundays, you're going to be cutting off your nose despite your face. that's all i'm going to say about that. and also, you need to make sure you address the concerns of the religious community -- not the religious, the church communities because all you're going to do as i said, discourage people from coming to church. and god knows we all need to go to a religious service once in a while. thank you. >> thank you. anyone else care to address the board? seeing none, we'll go to the consent cale
by a 6.7. what will los angeles do if they hear san francisco has been hit by a 7.2? what will we do, where will you be, all those people who work for you, do they know their azuped place, do they know where to go? do we in the military understand your roles and responsibilities? do we understand how to integrate into your chain of command? do we understand how to communicate with you? do we understand what we have and how we can bring it to bear with you? do we not want the after action report after the next nightmare scenario it read, we failed to utilize some of the capabilities we had inside and outside our life line. the american people are expecting us to get it right. they are not expecting perfection, they are not expecting huge gaps. they are not expecting some of the missed cues and gaffes that occurs in the gulf port area during katrina. they expected us to learn from that and indeed we have. i caution you again, we are not prepared, we are not prepared for the next nightmare scenario, but we can better prepare ourselves every day with the activities you are taking
. the way city spread changed with the invention of the cable car. >> people know in san francisco, first thing they think about is, let's go across america, cities and towns, homes and businesses all depend upon one basic resource. modern civilization and life itself would be impossible without it. woman: okay, so today, we're going to look at how do we get our water? narrator: and today, it's a matter of simply turning on the tap. so often, we forget about the value of water. water is a commodity that is essential to life. 100 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine turning on the tap water. and now, it's an expectation. narrator: over 300 million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection,
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cancellations as we saw thursday and friday. instead this morning rain slowed down some flights in san francisco and up in the northeast there were some minor travel headaches as well as winds delayed flights from washington and the new york area. a lot of people were paying attention to weather reports today. nearly one in four americans will travel this holiday taking advantage of a longer break with both christmas and new year's falling on a tuesday. and this is good news for the 84 million americans who will drive. gas prices have dropped to an average of 3.24 a gallon. that's down nearly 20 cents in a month. here in atlanta, many travelers are just thankful that it isn't more hectic at this point but as you know, lester, with so many connections passing through here, that can always change very quickly. >> we know that indeed. gabe gutierrez, thank you. >>> more than two and a half years since the deep water horizon exploded in the gulf of mexico. a federal judge has approved a nearly $8 billion settlement between bp and some 100,000 folks along the gulf coast whose businesses were devastat
more heavy rain around san francisco and more heavy snow along the mountain passes, many people might be driving along as they head home for the holidays or head out to visit families. otherwise, current temperatures, much colder behind the storm across the midwest and the northeast, 37 right now, new york city and finally feeling like the month of december, 31 in cleveland and, 20s, rapid city and minneapolis and texas enjoying temperatures in the 60s and 50s, now across portions of california, heading into monday, christmas eve, around the corner, we are expecting more unsettled weather to return across the east, stretching across portions of the northeast into parts of the southeast and ohio valley, tennessee valley, you're included and that activity will begin already as we head into tomorrow, sunday, some of with you ill be looking at the rainfall. temperatures will be cooling off in the northeast and rain will be snow. westbound, rick i want to point out we'll have a storm out west christmas eve and christmas day could be producing snow in places like amarillo and oklahoma, part
initially was trying to give up which is california going directly -- san francisco bay as well. this is what the united states end -- this is what is down here. basically wants to come down here and come here, what we truly love and talking about. >> what was steven's position on the war. >> saved the war. he was the democrats, he does not trust polk at all. i don't have any idea. this does not give any speech. >> [inaudible] >> the historical memory when the war faded. >> many years later. and the civil war, and the u.s.-mexico war, also kind of a message america could believe in. and americans, talking not about southerners here, they were able to craft a narrative which is extremely uplifting. it was a much bigger war, many people were involved so that overshadowed it. the important reason is i do not think americans tell themselves about military involvement. if you think americans like to commemorate, there is some length, if 14-year-old daughter, when hardin was killed. she was devastated, and the american revolution. her thinking about the american revolution is it is a
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problems but those are clearing up and early this morning. san francisco, had rain delays. and we will be in a much, much situation. more than 1600 flights were cancelled throughout the country. so far, nearly 1 in 4 americans will travel over the next few days. that is up from last year and here in atlant -- in atlanta, p are thankful, it depends on what part of the country you are in, you should check ahead with the airline, they are experiencing wind delays right now. >> voting has just ended in egypt, people went to the polls today in a second round of voting on a controversial islamic backed constitution. let's get more. >> reporter: good evening, richard, polls are closed here in egypt in the second and final round of a controversial constitution that has polarized. before it closed egypt's vice president announced that he is resigning. it's the latest indication that the country is really facing all kind of political turmoil. now, it's important to stress that the vice president said he did not resign as a result of any political discontent among the leadership of the count
of the air traffic and san francisco this morning. a lot of people that were paying attention to the weather reports said nearly one in four americans will travel in the next few days and they'll be taking advantage of the longer break with christmas and new year's both falling on a tuesday this year. back here in atlanta, travelers here are thankful that it is not quite so hectic especially after a very busy couple of days, thursday and friday more than 1600 cancellations throughout the country there. richard? >> on the map, we see that dulles no longer has delays and that's good for folks in d.c. thank you so much, gabe gutierrez at the country's busiest airport. we'll be checking back with you later to see how things are progressing. >>>'s r reaction is pouring in the schools need better protection with armed guards. here's wayne lapierre. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation and to do it now to make sure that blanket safety is in place when our kids return to school in januar
be san francisco. bus there were rain delays there earlier today. but -- traffic slowing down a few of the other airports. according to flight aware.com so far only about 70 nights cancelled in the u.s. so far today. that's a big difference from thursday and provide when that storm blew through the plains and midwest and the northeast. forcing the cancellation of more than 6000 pilots. in places like chicago, detroit, and new york. some of the 84 million drivers were traveling this holiday season also faced treacherous roads, snow and ice may continue to be problem today in the northeast. places like upstate new york and pennsylvania and west virginia. there's good news for drivers. take a look at this. right now the national for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.24. that's much less than a month ago when the average was about $3.43. but it is about the same as a year ago. tens of millions of americans travel over the next few days, the travel conditions seem to be improving at least when compared to earlier in the week. alex? >> all right. appreciate that live report. we are going
. >> guest: yes. c-span: what happened? >> guest: well, it--it was funny. john grew up in san francisco. he was a city boy. he knew nothing about ranch life. i mean, that had just--he had never lived in the country. and i was a little concerned about having him get along well with my family, since he knew so little about ranch life. and i didn't know whether he'd be accepted by the cowboys either. i didn't know if he could ride a horse well or, you know, anything. so we made a trip out to the ranch and drove out to the ranch and drove up one afternoon. you could see the dust cloud way off. they knew we were coming because you can see the car dust for five miles out. and we got up to the house, and my mother, of course, rushed out of the door to greet us and be so happy to see us and to see john. and i said, 'well, where's da?' and she said, 'well, he and the men are down in the corral branding some calves. maybe you'd better go down there and tell him hello.' so after a while, john and i walked down to the corrals, and there was a lot of activity down there. they were branding that day righ
not reporting many delays and there's a 15-minute delay in newark and not a huge problem. san francisco reported a bigger delay today due to rain. as we look at video from other parts of the country, from st. louis and from kansas city, there's not much of a problem there. there are some long lines and for the most part travelers have gotten to where they needed to go. there are other problems, however, in the northeast and places like upstate new york, virginia and pennsylvania. snow has snarled traffic there and there is some concern that on the west coast, as well, there could be issues. for the most part, traffic is doing much better today than it did in the past two days, thursday and friday. more than 1600 cancellations throughout the country and so far today only about 75 according to flight aware.com. again, here in atlanta, it could be a whole lot worse, richard. >> they have more runways and 405 will be more difficult. gabe gutierrez at the atlanta hartsfield international airport. we'll check back in with you, thanks. >>> egyptians are going back to the polls on the constitution. the
accumulating as we head westbound, salt lake city, messy weather an san francisco, l.a., seattle, quieter for christmas eve, that is good news as we head into the nighttime hours and christmas day, stormy weather expected to continue across portions of the southeast and new orleans, a shot, a thunderstorm, new york city, unsettled and some of it could be coming down in the form of snow, snow showers early in the morning and westbound, amarillo, texas, looks likes a messy day. 29° and cold, clouds and possibly snow. >> gregg: what about the north pole? will santa get out -- >> 100% chance of snow. >> gregg: 100% chance of snow. with rudolph leading the sleigh, as lon as you can get by the abominable snowman... >> he has it covered. >> gregg: get on, now, check that out. thanks very much. >> by, gregg. >> santa and his helpful elf, maria. a man is reunited with anxious relatives just in time for christmas. john hammer spent months in a notorious mexican prison after being arrested for bringing an antique stanley shotgun across the border from the u.s., but, late last night, hammer was fina
delays in san francisco. today we will see more of that. eventually it will mean maybe another 4 to 6 feet of snow across syria nevada. it helps the snow pack that we need long-term for water resources across california but it also means good news for the skier and the economy out there across the wis which last year was hit so hard with the dry season. very good news. guys, be prepared because a tuesday-wednesday storm coming outs of this across the plains and in towards the northeast. we will talk more about that back to you. >> thanks so much. >> meanwhile, the rest of your headlines because today, three more victims of the sandy hook massacre will be laid to rest. emily parker, josephine gail and anna marquez green. this as the entire country paused for the moment of silence for 20 children and six adults killed there at the funeral of 6-year-old dillon hokily a special balloon tribute from his older brother. [bagpipes] meanwhile, investigators say it could take months to figure out exactly why the shooter went on the deadly rampage in the first place. and, sadly, another shooting
and get tips about the night sky and from san francisco's picturesque land's end and the skies the limit. that's the weekly buzz. visit us >> my name is phil ginsburg and the general manager of the san francisco parks and rec department and i want to welcome everybody to the 83rd annual holiday tree lighting. happy holidays to you all. this is san francisco's official holiday tree right behind us, uncle john's
tips about the night sky and from san francisco's picturesque land's end and the skies the limit. that's the weekly buzz. visit us >> my name is phil ginsburg and the general manager of the san francisco parks and rec department and i want to welcome everybody to the 83rd annual holiday tree lighting. happy holidays to you all. this is san francisco's official holiday tree right behind us, uncle john's tree and over 100 years old, and tonight it sports over 550 christmas holiday lights. >> five, four, three, two, one! >> yay! >> the public wants to access particular information about your house or neighborhood we point them to gis. gis is a combination of maps and data. not a graphic you see on a screen. you get the traffic for the streets the number of crimes for a police district in a period of time. if the idea of combining the different layerce of information and stacking them on top of each other to present to the public. >> other types of gis are web based mapping systems. like google earth, yahoo maps. microsoft. those are examples of on line mapping systems that can be used
>> hi. i am cory with san francisco and we're doing stay safe and we're going to talk about what shelter in place or safe enough to stay in your home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to other locations and shelters. >> that's right so that means the
, what do people do when they come to san francisco? they ride a cable car. >> california line starts in the financial district. people are coming down knobbhill. the cable car picks people up. takes them to work. >> there still is no other device to conquer these hills better than a cable car. nobody wanted to live up here because you had to climb up here. with the invention of the cable car, these hills became accessible. he watched horses be dragged to death. cable cars were invent in san francisco to solve the problem with it's unique, vertically challenged terrain. we are still using cars a century old >> the old cable car is the most unique thing, it's still going. it was a good design by then and is still now. if we don't do something now. it's going to be worse later. >> the cable cars are built the same as they were in the late 1800's. we use a modern machinery. we haven't changed a thing. it's just how we get there. >> it's a time consuming job. we go for the quality rather than the production. we take pride in our work and it shows in the end product. >> the california line
donation of more than $1.5 million from the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with chines and drums. >> it is a visionary $3.5 million world class playground in the heart of san francisco. this is just really a big, community win and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to sfrecpark.org. park, go to sfrec
. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> are you in the mood for one more? they are so fabulous, the san francisco boys chorus. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪we wish you a merry christmas ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year. we wish you a merry christmas, and a happy new year. ♪ happy new year ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> did i mention, grammy award winning, san francisco boys chorus, let's hear it for them. [ applause ] >> watch how disciplined they are leaving the stage too. if all kids were like that, maybe i would have one. >> it is going to be a great ceremony at city hall, look around, if you have been here you know what a beautiful honored spot we are in, if you have never been to this city hall, it is yours, come by some times, there are meetings going on and business happening but also celebrations of all kinds. tonight is one o
-related matters. so, the city of san francisco real hayes one of the largest and most diverse land holdings within the city. to give you that context, there are a little over 200,000 parcels, making up 31,000 acres of land in the city, that's excluding the streets which of course the city also controls. so, of those parcels, 2000 of them are in ownership by the city of san francisco. that's almost 6,000 acres, actually it's a little more than 6,000 acres. that means we have ownership of 20% of the acreage within the city and county of san francisco. we also own land far beyond the city. i'll get into that in a bit. but 92,000 acres of land is owned outside of the county. so, our portfolio is not only diverse, it's vast. so, that's speaking to the land mass that we own when we talk about the buildings that we control, we have over 1,100 separate buildings over seven counties. that's totaling about 48 million square feet of improvements throughout that entire portfolio. and interestingly, 85% of that 48 million square feet is controlled by seven different departments. so, the majority -- and you see
with all those logos on it, general, you are going to have the san francisco fleet week logo on it, too. i look at what we accomplished in 2010, we had a meeting to understand dsca, in 2011 we had the table top exercise, we debriefed that, we had a great speaker then we had an education seminar. this time, this year we had a functional exercise in august which was terrific, you saw the panel, a medical exercise as part of fleet week and you saw the enthusiasm of the participants, then we had the back brief. now we've had a strategic operational and tactical discussions about going forward and the things that we can accomplish. so what are you going to do in 2013? well, fill out the form and tell us what you think we ought to do but we're going to be working hard to move this forward. i think ray cheney said it from cal fire best today: we are all better off because we're in here for the last day and a half and i'm sitting here wondering, all my contemporaries, what have they been doing for the last 36 hours? they haven't been doing anything near as important as what we've been doing.
legislation was to supply types of food not seived in certain areas of san francisco. this case, is now feasiblance of the law and these are not competing business and is our lively hoods are at risk and the applications for food cuts can cause injury to the other existing buildings -- and businesses. the license of the law the parking injury to the other businesses because of loss of foot you traffic. these applications do not address the a d a. >>> . the health department is not here the -- that they took is second floor. according to the america's disability act in 2012 there must be adequate accessible for workers as well as for customer, food trucks are not ex-swrempt from federal legislation. the federal code superceeds allstate and city codes the stated code does not exempt workers with disability ignoring federal law it's a case that is going to happen all over the city, i feel sorry for you but we have to come one a conclusion of what the intent of the legislation was and the intent was not to take away existing businesses for food
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